July 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // Las Vegas, NV and Framingham, MA – Gulf Oil LP, one of the fastest growing branded marketers of energy products in the U.S., has selected Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt® as a Preferred Vendor for their Yumz Express® offering. Yumz Express is an innovative self-serve, compact frozen yogurt kiosk.
"Gulf Oil is pleased to add Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt as one of our preferred vendors," said Rick Dery, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Gulf. "We believe that Yumz Express creates a unique destination within Gulf-branded retail locations that can bring new foot traffic and incremental revenue through the front door of our dealers and Gulf franchisees."
"With convenience stores focusing more and more on food service, and the popularity of frozen yogurt continuing to grow across the country, the Yumz Express model is a perfect fit for many operators," Dery added.
Yumz Express kiosks are designed to attract new and repeat customers. The complete turnkey program now available through Gulf’s preferred vendor program includes marketing support, loyalty programs and promotions as part of the kiosk package.
"Yumz Express is intended to help retailers like Gulf Oil’s network of dealers and operators grow their businesses. We are excited to partner with Gulf to provide our unique kiosk and gourmet frozen yogurt to customers of their branded outlets. Yumz Express is an easy and affordable way for stores to offer delicious frozen yogurt, without a large commitment of floor space," said Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt Co-Founder John Barnes.
Gulf Oil Limited Partnership is a national, branded supplier of motor fuels throughout the United States and its territories. The company launched Gulf Electricity in January 2012, which currently provides discounted electricity service to consumers and small businesses in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Gulf remains one of the Northeast's largest wholesalers of refined petroleum products and is well on its way up the rankings in the rest of the country, too. Gulf Oil distributes motor fuels through a network of more than 2,500 branded gasoline retail centers, 12 proprietary oil terminals, and more than 130 other supply points. Gulf Oil supplies gasoline, heating oil, diesel fuel, jet fuel and kerosene through its terminal network. For more information, visit www.gulfoil.com.
Yumz Express® is a kiosk-sized version of a full-size Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt store designed to fit inside existing stores, such as movie theaters, restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, pharmacies or other existing retail locations. Yumz Express® offers the same irresistible frozen yogurt product that the full-size Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt stores are known for. Yumz Express kiosks offer up to five frozen yogurt machines with design flexibility to fit any size store. For more information on Yumz Express, please visit www.yumzfrozenyogurt.com/express.
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